Wanton Bishops to travel from Lebanon to Londonderry on solstice courtesy of Exit
The people behind the annual Exit Festival in Novi Sad, Serbia, have put together ‘Sounds from Cities on the Edge’ showcasing contemporary musical trends from Croatia, Zimbabwe, Cuba, Lebanon, Serbia, Russia, Georgia and Peru.
Acts playing ‘Sounds from Cities on the Edge’ will include Me and My Monkey (Tblisi); Dengue Dengue Dengue (Lima); I.A.; Batida (Lisbon); Stoned Boys (Moscow); The Wanton Bishops (Beirut); Alexio Kawara (Harare) and Disco’n’Action (Rijeka).
Gareth Stewart from Culture Company 2013 said: “Ebrington Square is a fantastic and highly-functional live music space and we are delighted to give not only some of the best local talent the chance to perform there in front of an audience of thousands but also invite musicians from across the globe. The festival promises to be one of the highlights of Music City!”
Taking place alongside the international event will be ‘Sounds from this City.’
This will feature Little Bear, Ryan Vail, Best Boy Grip, Wyldling, The Clameens, Wonder Villains, Wood Burning Savages and Paddy Nash and the Happy Enchiladas at a second arena.
Sounds from this City vs Sounds from Cities on the Edge Festival at Ebrington Square is free of charge but a £1.50 booking fee per ticket will apply. Tickets will be available at the Millennium Forum Box Office and online at www.millenniumforum.co.uk from Wednesday (June 5).